Archive for January, 2008

Nuggets 106 Grizzlies 102

Allen Iverson’s 32 points and 12 assists carried Denver to a 106-102 triumph at Memphis. via WOIO

Brandon Roy is at the crux of Portland's turnaround season

“I was disappointed in our effort, and I think in the second we did a better job of giving them a big show.”

PORTLAND, Ore. : Some call him Roy Wonder. The Trail Blazers broadcast crew calls him The Natural. via International Herald Tribune

Iverson Rallies to Earn All-Star Start

Denver Nuggets guard Allen Iverson, left, works the ball against Atlanta Hawks guard Anthony Johnson in the third quarter of the Nuggets’ 107-100 victory in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Wednesday, Jan. via The Washington Post

Hornets vs. Nuggets - 1st Quarter

“Man he played unbelievable. I felt like I was a kid again watching him play with the (Sacramento) Kings and go on one of those rolls. It’s fun watching a guy like that when he gets it going. You just think he’s never going to miss.”

Game Preview courtesy of Stat’s Head to Head Analysis courtesy of Stat’s NOLA.com Game Experience videos NOLA.com Hornets Fan Rant videos Some great post game quotes from January 23, 2008 Hornets head coach … via Times-Picayune

Kobe takes just 7 shots as Lakers handle Nuggets, 116-99

“You can’t leave him open right now”

There was no need for Kobe Bryant to take shots and score points, not with the way Derek Fisher was stroking the ball. via The Press-Enterprise

Nuggets preview: At Mavs

TODAY: The Denver Nuggets face the Dallas Mavericks at 4:30 p.m. at the American Airlines Center. via Boulder Daily Camera

Iverson has 30; Nuggets win

“I try to be a voice on the floor, a positive voice, and to do things the right way”

DENVER - Allen Iverson and Denver’s supporting cast is making life without Carmelo Anthony painless for the Nuggets. via Fort Collins Coloradoan

Q&A session: Questions for The (All-Star) Answer

“Tell your dad, ‘Don’t leave.’ “

USA TODAY’s Jon Saraceno recently had the opportunity to sit down with Allen Iverson. via USA Today

Iverson finds peace in Denver as a co-star

“Even my 10-year-old son knows it. He says, ‘Daddy, Charles Barkley doesn’t like you.’ Family and friends say, ‘Why does Charles Barkley talk about you the way he does?’ I’m used to it. I understand he’s going to criticize me even after I’m retired.”

One of Charles Barkley’s biggest fans… Allen Iverson? “I honestly love Charles he’s the only reason I watch Inside the NBA ,” the Denver Nuggets guard says of one of his chief critics. via USA Today

Message to coaches: Grant T-Mac his wish to rest knee

Denver’s Allen Iverson bested Houston’s Tracy McGrady by just over 10,000 fan votes in the closest of the races for an All-Star starting spot. via CBS SportsLine.com

Iverson finds peace in Denver as a co-star

“That was my (personal) manager — 50 years old and he and his family don’t know how to play Monopoly. They keep calling me every five minutes asking me about the rules. Crazy, man.”

Allen Iverson, peeling off his civvies, isn’t as concerned about the Minnesota Timberwolves 90 minutes before tip-off as he is about dispensing some long-distance advice. via CourierPostOnline

Baron an ace in wild-card test

LET’S SEE … where did we leave off last week? Oh, yeah. We’d just concluded, employing fantasy-based analysis, that Baron Davis deserves one of the four guard spots on the Western Conference All-Star team … via Marin Independent Journal

NBA: Denver 107, Atlanta 100

Allen Iverson scored 29 points Wednesday and Denver, playing without Carmelo Anthony, held off Atlanta 107-100. Anthony missed his first game of the season with a sprained left ankle, suffered Monday night in a … via Political Gateway

Lakers 116 Nuggets 99

Derek Fisher scored a season-high 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 116-99 for their 18th win in 22 games. via WECT-TV Wilmington

Interesting Nuggets From a Full Slate of MLK Day Games

There were 13 NBA games on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, including a triple-header on TNT. via 20 Second Timeout